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Irma Potter

Irma A. Potter, 98, of St. Joseph's Home in West Peoria and formerly of Lincoln, died Sunday (Jan. 11, 2004) at 10:45 a.m. at Mother of Peace Home, West Peoria.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Home, with Monsignor Steven Rohlfs officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Visitation in Lincoln will be from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Prayers of commendation will be at 3:30 p.m., with burial following in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lincoln.

Family and friends are invited to a buffet supper at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Lincoln.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria.

Mrs. Potter, a registered nurse, served as a Logan County nurse for many years.

She was born Sept. 7, 1905, in Lincoln to Benjamin and Elisabeth Ohmes Pfeifer. She married Omer S. Potter on Oct. 9, 1929, in Lincoln. He died in 1970 in Lincoln.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Joan Rohlfs, in 1968 and three sisters.

Surviving are four grandsons, Monsignor Steven Rohlfs of Peoria, Michael (and Cheryl) Rohlfs of Northbrook, Timothy (and Vaune) Rohlfs of Exton, Pa., and Christopher (and Joane) Rohlfs of Somerdale, N.J.; and nine great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Potter was a former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lincoln and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and Holy Family Society in Lincoln.

She was also a member of Logan County Red Cross, Logan County Blood Bank and Logan Elks Crippled Children's Clinic.

She was the first woman to be named as Logan County Citizen of the Year by the Lincoln Courier.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph's Home.

John Hatfield

John H. Hatfield, 91, formerly of Latham, died Friday (Jan. 9, 2004) at 6:30 a.m. at Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Calvert City, Ky.

His funeral was Tuesday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating. Visitation was on Monday at the funeral home.

Military rites were conducted with the burial in Lake Bank Cemetery, rural Latham.

Mr. Hatfield had been a carpenter.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was born Nov. 12, 1912, in Grayson County, Ky., to Richard G. and Ada Lucas Hatfield. He married Jana B. Williams in Texas on Dec. 24, 1942.

Survivors are three daughters, Nancy (and Richard) Ratts of Gilbertsville, Ky., Carolyn (and Rick) Bragg of Gilbertsville, Ky., and Ruth (and Darrell) Heckman of Lake Placid Fla.; four grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ola Lucas of Louisville, Ky.; and one brother, Chester Hatfield.

He was preceded in death by his wife, an infant son and one daughter, Janet Sue Farkas.

He was a lifelong member of VFW Post 99 in Decatur and helped at the Latham United Methodist Church for years.

Memorials may be made to the church or to the donor's choice.

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Elizabeth Kotulski

Elizabeth Kotulski, 87, of Mason City died Friday (Jan. 9, 2004), at 3:20 a.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home.

She was cremated and there will be no services.

Mrs. Kotulski was a homemaker.

She was born Feb. 17, 1916, in California to Arthur and Geraldine Smith Brown.

Survivors are one daughter, Cynthia Pattison of Actona, Calif., and two stepdaughters, Sandra (and Fred) Cook of Lincoln and Sharon (and Hank) Windsor, address unknown.

She was preceded in death by one brother.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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